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Game on: Minn., Wis., senators wager on playoff game

2:54 PM, Jan. 4, 2013
Minnesota and Wisconsin senators have made a 'friendly' wager on tonight's NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Minnesota's Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have put up a case of local Minnesota beer, while Wisconsin's Ron Johnson and newly sworn-in Tammy Baldwin are offering a case of Wisconsin craft beer.
Minnesota and Wisconsin senators have made a 'friendly' wager on tonight's NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Minnesota's Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have put up a case of local Minnesota beer, while Wisconsin's Ron Johnson and newly sworn-in Tammy Baldwin are offering a case of Wisconsin craft beer.
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The trash-talking on Capitol Hill was at full throttle Friday, so let the game begin.

Minnesota and Wisconsin senators have made a "friendly" wager on Saturday's NFL playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Minnesota's Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have put up a case of local Minnesota beer, while Wisconsin's Ron Johnson and newly sworn-in Tammy Baldwin are offering a case of Wisconsin craft beer.

The game will be the third between the two teams this season. The Packers won in Green Bay on Dec. 12 and the Vikings won last weekend on their home turf. The Packers would seem ...

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